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On The Hill: One day, two first chairs at Loveland and A-Basin (video)

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VIDEO: On The Hill correspondent Z Griff meets up with the 4G network — Summit locals Nate Dogggg, Trailer Tom and pro rider Chad Otterstrom — for first chair and opening day at Loveland Ski Area on Oct. 29. Then, it’s off to the first terrain park laps of the season.

Snow report: 23″ total at Loveland, with 2″ in the past day and it’s falling.

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Summit Daily field report: Opening day was chilly in the morning and gorgeous in the afternoon. Opening weekend shouldbe about the same.

Weather: N/A

Lift lines: Typical opening day crowds. Expect to wait 5-15 minutes.

Breakdown: Loveland did it right for opening day. Nate Dogggg recorded his 20th consecutive first chair and the snow was a nice combo of manmade and natural. Look for the A-Basin recap this weekend.